Nine ways to go green this festive season

Make sustainable holiday choices when you are shopping, traveling, sending cards, decorating, and choosing gifts. When you save energy and resources, you protect the environment … Continue reading

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Vanilla glazed duck breast with black rice and quinoa pilaf, sweet chilli and sesame seed tender steam broccoli, caramelized red cabbage and spicy pineapple relish.

Duck is one of my all-time favorites! In this particular dish, I love the combination of tart and sweet with a hint … Continue reading

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Some facts about the misunderstood house spider

Humans and house spiders go way back, yet we rarely give this ancient relationship
much thought. If you live with someone … Continue reading

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How many trees are needed to produce enough oxygen for one person?

Breathe in, you’re in for a big surprise when you find out how many trees we need to keep our lungs filled with delicious oxygen!

Trees release oxygen when … Continue reading

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Arbor Week 2016

South Africa celebrates Arbor Week in the first week of September annually. The Department … Continue reading

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The Amazing Health Benefits Of Using Baking Soda

You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home right now. If you’re like many South Africans, you might have a box in … Continue reading

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Six Amazingly Easy Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

If you feel like your weight loss journey is an uphill battle with your metabolism, here are 6 amazingly easy ways to give it a boost.

1. Get enough … Continue reading

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Never waste produce again. Your guide to the shelf life of fresh produce!

Produce is very finicky and can expire far before you want to eat it, and when it does, you feel terrible for wasting food and contributing to landfill … Continue reading

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The magnificent guardians of our river. The African Fish eagle!

With its distinctive plumage and evocative cry, the African fish-eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) is probably the most familiar bird of prey in Africa (2) (4). Perched majestically on … Continue reading

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How good are you with pairing wine to your favourite dish?

Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience. In many cultures, … Continue reading

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